Maryanne Trump Barry's retirement as a federal appellate judge in Philadelphia ends a civil misconduct inquiry launched after a report that she participated in Trump family schemes to dodge taxes.
By Larry Neumeister, Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press
Neomi Rao, 45, heads the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, where she plays a key role in Trump's efforts to roll back federal rules and regulations. She has never tried a case in state or federal court.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
Republican Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina announced Thursday that he would not vote for Thomas Farr, joining Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona and 49 Democratic lawmakers in opposing him to fill the nation's longest court vacancy.
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
Twenty-two Thomas clerks, roughly 20 percent of the people who have snagged coveted jobs in his Supreme Court office since 1991, either hold political appointments in the Trump administration or have been nominated to judgeships by Trump.
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
Conservative activists such as the Judicial Crisis Network have been increasingly frustrated with the slow pace on judicial nominees.
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In the legal saga playing out over the health reform law, the Obama administration picked up a victory Wednesday: For the first time, a federal appeals court ruled on the case and voted 2-1 that the measure is constitutional.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
As Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor finishes her first round of closed-door visits with lawmakers Tuesday, it won't be the first time she's faced questions from some of the senators who will decide if she ascends to the nation's highest…
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